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Discussion on: Is Anyone Else Developing on Windows with WSL2?

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Mich Rodz

I think WSL is great. I use it almost exclusively for development.
I don't use win terminal, I use Cmder (ConEmu) instead. It's handy in so many ways. For example, you can paste a win path C:\my\folder and it gets converted automatically to Linux format /c/my/folder. By all means, try it out.
VSCode integrates with it perfectly.
Very, very important is that Docker works seamlessly in WSL2.

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Phil Tietjen Author

I used to use Cmder before WSL way back. I remember it definitely did the trick and had a ton of customization options, my favorite being Quake Mode just for the giggles.

I haven't needed to mess with Docker yet, but I always remember that being a huge pain in the arse with windows so good to hear!